Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mid-range DIY Storage Server Buyer’s Guide, October 2011

This mid-range guide was originally intended to have an AMD Bulldozer based build and an Intel E3 series based build. I have been playing quite a...

Time to buy traditional hard drives for Q4 2011?

I generally tell folks to purchase the hard drive capacity they need for data, redundancy and hot spares taking into account their storage growth...

Entry DIY Storage Server Buyer’s Guide, October 2011

One thing that I have wanted to do for awhile, is consistently update the buyer's guides. Although technology changes in the home server space,...

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AMD EPYC Monero Mining WR

Dual AMD EPYC 7601 CPUs Can Offset Operational Costs Using Monero Mining

The AMD EPYC 7601 dual processor system we have in the lab has set a world record for dual socket Monero mining and can offset ongoing data center costs
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AMD EPYC 7000 Series Architecture Overview for Non-CE or EE Majors

With the launch of AMD EPYC we can finally go into detail about the AMD architecture codenamed "Naples." CPU design is dense but we simplify basics for you
Dual Socket AMD EPYC 7601 Power Consumption

AMD EPYC 7601 Dual Socket Early Power Consumption Observations

We preview the power consumption figures of the top-end AMD EPYC 7601 dual CPU configuration with 512GB of RAM and see excellent results